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Ramlat as Sahmah 208
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 208
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 208
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Oman
Mass:help 50.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  H3.8/3.9
Recommended:  H3.8/3.9    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as H3.8/3.9.
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 5
  Line 178:
Date:2003 Jan 15
Latitude:20°35.141'N
Longitude:56°02.856'E
Mass (g):50.1
Pieces:3
Class:H3.8/3.9
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):15.7-18.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.5-17.8
Wollastonite (mol%):0.2-1.3
Classifier:A. Al-Kathiri, E. Gnos, Institute of Geological Sciences, Bern; B. Hofmann, Natural History Museum Bern, Analyst E. Gnos, Bern
Type spec mass (g):50.1
Type spec location:Bern
Finder:A. Al-Kathiri, M. Eggimann, B. Hofmann, Krähenbühl
Comments:–1.3
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Bern: University of Bern, University of Bern, Hochschulstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 35' 8"N, 56° 2' 51"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1746 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3942 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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